Maria Eagle

MP, Garston and Halewood

Garston and Halewood Labour

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How Maria Eagle voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Maria Eagle hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 29 Jan 2015

    The Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, the hon. Member for Hastings and Rye (Amber Rudd), said on Monday in the House that the severely redacted report on the impacts of shale gas on the rural economy was prepared by a junior member in another Department “and it was not appropriate for them to have done so”.—[ Official Report, 26 January 2015; Vol. 591,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 29 Jan 2015

    Ministers have responsibility for what is done in their Department. The report has been so heavily redacted that even the name of its author has been removed. Given that the Government have now caved in to Labour’s demand for extensive and robust regulation, without which there can be no fracking for shale gas, why does the Secretary of State not now publish the report, unredacted, in...
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks 17 Dec 2014

    I beg to move, That this House notes that the number of people using food banks, according to the Trussell Trust, has increased from 41,000 in 2009-10 to 913,000 in 2013-14, of whom one third are children; recognises that over the last four years prices have risen faster than wages; further notes that low pay and failings in the operation of the social security system continue to be the main...

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Labour MP for Garston and Halewood

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Liverpool, Garston

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Travel
  • West Coast Railway Line: Franchises
  • Travel
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • Departmental Public Transport

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Ministry of Justice), Ministry of Justice (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Ministry of Justice), Government Equalities Office (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Government Equalities Office), Ministry of Justice (10 Jun 2009 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Minister of State (also in the Government Equalities Office), Government Equalities Office (10 Jun 2009 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (also in Government Equalities Office) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice (10 Feb 2009 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Government Equalities Office (10 Feb 2009 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also in the Government Equalities Office), Ministry of Justice (27 Oct 2008 to 10 Feb 2009)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (also in the Government Equalities Office), Government Equalities Office (27 Oct 2008 to 10 Feb 2009)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Government Equalities Office (6 Oct 2008 to 27 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Government Equalities office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (2 Jul 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 27 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (27 Jun 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Children and Families), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Children and Families) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Minister for Disabled People), Department for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 138 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 143 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Eagle’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 600 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 8 April 2014)

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